Fall Camp

Griz quickly acclimating to Hauck’s practice style

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MISSOULA — As Shann Schillinger stood on the Washington-Grizzly Stadium turf before a mid-spring football practice, the former All-American Montana safety couldn’t help but smile.

While conducting an interview, his mind flashed back to his time roaming the Griz secondary during one of the prominent runs in one of the proudest small-school football programs in the country. Mid-sentence, Montana’s third-year safeties coach paused and chuckled as the Griz defensive line emerged from Topel Tunnel, breezing passed while chanting in unison like an Army platoon.

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Photos by Lacey Young, Jason Bacaj and Brooks Nuanez. All Rights Reserved.

 

About Colter Nuanez

Colter Nuanez is the co-founder and senior writer for Skyline Sports. After spending six years in the newspaper industry with stops at the Missoulian, the Ellensburg Daily Record and the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, the former Washington Newspaper Association Sportswriter of the Year and University of Montana Journalism School graduate ('09) has cultivated a deep passion for sports journalism during his 13-year career covering the Big Sky Conference. In August of 2014, Colter and brother Brooks merged their passions of writing and art to found Skyline Sports.

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